Day 1 - Tuesday - 7.9.96 - 205 miles...

Excellent ride & exciting stuff on Dry Creek Road!

From the SF bay area peninsula we ride north on Hwy. 280 to Skyline to Ocean Beach in SF. Stopped in Corte Madera for lunch & ATM bux for Paul. Then north on Hwy. 101 & west on Dry Creek Road heading for Stewarts Point on the coast. We're stopped by a sheriff at the top of the grade warning us to slow down for a truck carrying about 20 smashed cars. About a mile down the coast side we came upon the truck who took a few turns & then lost it on a sharp left & tipped over in slow motion right in front of us! Quite spectacular! Stopped at Stewarts Point for root beer & truck wreck cameraderie with fellow biker & locals. Gassed up in Point Arena then set up camp at Van Damme State Park in Little River. Dinner at Little River Inn was EXCELLENT - scallops & halibut for Paul, salmon for Eric. Paul spotted a whale spouting from our table. Cognac & cigars at campfire, walk to beach & back. Lots of stars & milky way. Babbling creek, ocean waves in the distance. Does it get any better than this? The geese we saw walking on the beach at night were paddling the creek in the morning...


 
 

            



 
 

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